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Tim Hoppey poses with a child of a fallen firefighter at the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation 2012 Memorial Weekend.
Beyond the Flap

Tim Hoppey: Hero Inspired by Kids’ Courage

by Meagan Frank

Retired New York City firefighter Tim Hoppey was inspired by the courage of children to write The Good Fire Helmet. For all the brave feats he accomplished as a first responder on 9/11 and through the 27 years he worked as a firefighter in Spanish Harlem, Tim believes some of the bravest people he has seen are not always who you think they would be. Children have inspired him to see courage from a different perspective. […]

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Readers Write

Books Make a Difference Reader Survey

In last month’s issue, we published our 100th article celebrating how books are making a difference in the world. Thank you for celebrating with us! While we love hearing from our readers anytime, in this month’s Readers Write, we decided to pause to ask your input on the direction of the magazine. Thank you to our subscribers and web readers who responded to our brief survey. Here’s what you told us: […]